Monthly Archives: May 2022

Stress associated with fertility issues in women

Female rats exposed to a scream sound may have diminished ovarian reserve and reduced fertility, according to a small animal study published in the Endocrine Society’s journal, Endocrinology. Ovarian reserve is the reproductive potential left within a woman’s two ovaries based … Continue reading

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Overturning Roe could impact IVF treatments, fertility experts warn

“News that the Supreme Court is on the cusp of overturning Roe v. Wade is sounding alarms for an unexpected part of the population: people looking to get pregnant and the doctors who are helping them,” according to an article on … Continue reading

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RESOLVE program reaches 1 million lives covered by insurance

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association celebrates one million covered lives through its Coverage at Work program. This free program empowers people, whose health insurance is provided by their employer, to talk to their HR benefits managers about adding benefits and coverage that help … Continue reading

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RSCNJ offers ‘kind and gentle’ care

Our patient Kayla had this to say about her care at RSCNJ: “Dr. Ziegler is kind and gentle and takes the time to listen, explain and really be honest and upfront at each step. He’s been relentless in helping us … Continue reading

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High BMI linked to sperm cell irregularities

Single-cell analysis of autopsied human testes suggests that abnormalities associated with aging sperm cells might be exacerbated by elevated body mass index (BMI). The research appears in the journal Developmental Cell. Even though it is well established that older men display … Continue reading

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New podcast covers pelvic pain, endometriosis and fertility

Endometriosis affects about 7 million women in the United States. It impacts the fertility of reproductive-age women, and can cause back and pelvic pain. In our latest podcast, Dr. Alan Martinez discusses the many contraception choices available, the right way … Continue reading

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Nanoparticles help locate, remove endometriosis lesions

Scientists have developed a new nanotechnology approach for locating and removing the painful and dangerous lesions associated with endometriosis, a common gynecological condition in women of childbearing age. The research, led by Oleh Taratula of the Oregon State University College … Continue reading

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Dr. Ziegler leads remarkable fertility success story

When our patient, Lisa Mehler Ackerman, was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 34, she feared two things: that her illness could be fatal, of course, but also that it might stop her from her lifelong goal: to become a … Continue reading

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Fertility benefits a ‘major weapon in the war for talent’

According to an article in Fortune magazine, more and more companies are beefing up their employee benefits programs in an effort to attract the best workers. And fertility benefits are becoming a “must-have.” A Harris Poll commissioned by Fortune found that … Continue reading

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